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Your 12-Step Program For An Awesome 2013

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    We’re fixing to make next year a 365-day string of awesomeness. Want to follow our lead? Here’s a list of 12 things you can do, starting the first day of January, to make next year your best one yet.

    We’ll address the oldie but goodie resolutions — the perfect spot for cycling off those chocolate-covered cherries, for example — and we have some less-typical tips in the mix. Hint: one involves edible vegetable gardens, and another tells you how to find your way to a cloud forest. So, as the ball drops tonight, raise a glass of something sparkly, sister: Your 2013 is going to shine.

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